fractal geometry
Benoit Mandelbrot

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  • fractal geometry — noun (mathematics) the geometry of fractals Benoit Mandelbrot pioneered fractal geometry • Topics: ↑mathematics, ↑math, ↑maths • Hypernyms: ↑geometry * * * fractal geometry …   Useful english dictionary

  • fractal geometry — In mathematics, the study of complex shapes with the property of self similarity, known as fractals. Rather like holograms that store the entire image in each part of the image, any part of a fractal can be repeatedly magnified, with each… …   Universalium

  • fractal geometry — /fræktəl dʒiˈɒmətri/ (say fraktuhl jee omuhtree) noun the study of the mathematical properties of fractals …   Australian English dictionary

  • Geometry — (Greek γεωμετρία ; geo = earth, metria = measure) is a part of mathematics concerned with questions of size, shape, and relative position of figures and with properties of space. Geometry is one of the oldest sciences. Initially a body of… …   Wikipedia

  • Fractal — A fractal is generally a rough or fragmented geometric shape that can be split into parts, each of which is (at least approximately) a reduced size copy of the whole, [cite book last = Mandelbrot first = B.B. title = The Fractal Geometry of… …   Wikipedia

  • Fractal cosmology — In physical cosmology, fractal cosmology relates to the usage or appearance of fractals in the study of the universe or cosmos. When cosmologists study the universe, they employ both observational and theoretical tools, and examine (or consider)… …   Wikipedia

  • fractal — /frak tl/, n. Math., Physics. a geometrical or physical structure having an irregular or fragmented shape at all scales of measurement between a greatest and smallest scale such that certain mathematical or physical properties of the structure,… …   Universalium

  • Fractal time — There are a number of definitions of the notion of fractal time. The term was first mentioned by Benoît Mandelbrot [Mandelbrot, B. B. (1982): The Fractal Geometry of Nature . W.H. Freeman, San Francisco.] , who used it to refer to statistically… …   Wikipedia

  • Fractal — Fractale Fractales On nomme fractale ou fractal (nom masculin moins usité), une courbe ou surface de forme irrégulière ou morcelée qui se crée en suivant des règles déterministes ou stochastiques impliquant une homothétie interne. Le terme… …   Wikipédia en Français

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